From Humanism to Humanities Computing

This post briefly explores the origins of the humanities and the transition to humanities computing. From the Renaissance, human thought and inquiry began to shift from a “theocratic worldview to a human-centred one” (Burdick et al. 4). The Renaissance was further promulgated in Europe through the founding of schools and universities, and the invention of the printing press.  Indeed, the printing press revolutionised the dissemination of information in Europe, and … Continue reading